Brid Smith

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Bríd Smith said the four TDs have significant concerns as to how the Ceann Comhairle interpreted the requirement for a money message. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

An action by four Opposition TDs arising from a process under which the Ceann Comhairle decided a Bill aimed at reducing greehouse gas emissions requi(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

There is an apocryphal quote that is often attributed to the late US president Lyndon Johnson about the vagaries of elections. After losing a particul(...)

Graham Dwyer: appeal over use of his mobile phone data in his trial. Photograph: Collins Courts

Women, including terminally ill Ruth Morrissey and former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins, are at the centre of several important cases and judgme(...)

Ireland is the third best country in the world to live when it comes to quality of life, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Ireland is the third best country in the world to live when it comes to quality of life, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil. To rowdy intervent(...)

A protest in Dublin on Thursday against homelessness.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Several thousand people, many of them families living in emergency accommodation, marched through Dublin city centre on Thursday in a protest organise(...)

Jo Tully, Grace Vaughan and Donna Cooney from the Campaign Against Church Ownership of Women’s Healthcare, with Róisín Shortall TD at a press conference in a Dublin  hotel. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The State must take ownership of the land on which the new national maternity hospital is to be built to ensure provision of all women’s health servic(...)

Paul Murphy and Brid Smith  are two of the TDs who got permission earlier this month to bring judicial review proceedings against the Ceann Comhairle . Photograph: Collins Courts

Four Opposition TDs want High Court permission to expand their legal action to argue that a process under which the Ceann Comhairle decides whether or(...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed told the Dáil that difficulties surrounding the beef crisis had been compounded by the death threats. Photograph: Tom Honan

Death threats have been received by senior management in a meat company where an injunction against blockading farmers is still in place, Minister for(...)

The case is against the Ceann Comhairle and the Attorney General has been made a notice party.

The president of the High Court has said he may appoint a three-judge court to hear an action by four opposition TDs over the Ceann Comhairle’s refusa(...)

 Solidarity-People Before Profit  TD Bríd Smith: submitted a motion. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A High Court challenge over the Ceann Comhairle’s decision not to allow a vote on changing Dáil standing orders so as to stop the Government blocking (...)

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